Workshop fosters newer strategies to tackle anaemia
Post by RK News on Monday, February 13, 2023
Doda, Feb 12: To improve their basic skills and professional knowledge, District Health Society Doda on Sunday organised a CME-cum-workshop on Anemia Mukt Bharat (AMB) healthcare professionals here at Block Assar. The event was held as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and presided over by Chief Medical Officer, Dr Abdul Hamid Zargar.
The programme was aimed at strengthening the existing mechanism and foster newer strategies for tackling anemia in the district. Dr A H Zargar stressed upon all the participants to put in extra efforts to provide Iron Folic Acid supplements to maximum number of beneficiaries and conduct regular visits for successful implementation of the programme at the grassroots level.
He said that ABM campaign aims to bring a behavioural change among people towards healthy living and to reduce the prevalence of anaemia by different percentage points per year among children, adolescents and women of reproductive age group from 15 to 49 years.
DPM NHM Jahangir Mehta presented the PPT on the subject and covered all the aspects of AMB, while Mohammad Shafi Attu (HE) conducted the proceedings of the event.
The programme was attended by BMO Assar, Dr Tanveer Ahmed & Medical Officers, Paramedics including MLHPs, ANMs, BHWs, Pharmacists, ASHA Facilitators of Block Assar. Umar Khan, Rishi Pandita, Jonson Chandail, Ashiq Hussain, Mohd Faheem Butt, Om Parkash Shan and Faizan A Tramboo from DHS Doda were also present.